Summary of Amendments Submitted to the Rules Committee for H.R. 1837 - San Joaquin Valley Water Reliability Act

Summaries Derived from Information Provided by Sponsors

Garamendi (CA)

#6

Would allow the Bureau of Reclamation to partner with local water groups on authorized and appropriated water storage projects in order to help meet water demands in California.

Garamendi (CA)

#7

Would ensure that new water deliveries to Kettleman City can be met with existing water allocations.

Garamendi (CA)

#8

Would remove provisions of the bill that seek to decrease current supply of water to the Delta region.

Garamendi (CA)

#9

Would remove provisions of the bill that seek to privatize a public resource and restores the Secretary of the Interior's discretion over water contract renewals.

Markey, Edward (MA), Thompson, Mike (CA), Matsui (CA)

#2

Would replace provisions in H.R. 1837 which override state law with a provision upholding state law and requiring use of the best available science.

McClintock (CA)

#10

Managers Amendment. Would make several technical and clarifying changes to the bill.

McNerney (CA)

#3

REVISED Would prevent several provisions of the Act from taking effect until it is determined that it will not harm the quality or safety of drinking water supplies for residents of California’s Delta region (Contra Costa, Sacramento, San Joaquin, Solano, and Yolo Counties).

McNerney (CA)

#4

REVISED Would prevent several provisions of the Act from taking effect until it is determined that it will not harm water quality or water availability for agricultural producers in California’s Delta region (Contra Costa, Sacramento, San Joaquin, Solano, and Yolo Counties).

Napolitano (CA)

#5

Would create a revenue stream through the elimination of a subsidy that allowed irrigators to repay project debt with no interest.

Thompson, Mike (CA), Eshoo (CA)

#1

REVISED Would prevent several provisions of this Act from going into effect if any agriculture, agriculture-related, fishery, or fishery-related job is lost North of the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta.